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Matsumae Castle
4.4/5
16 Reviews
Historical Architecture
Historical Site
Mount Hakodate
4.6/5
615 Reviews
Mountain
Mount Hakodate is located in downtown Hakodate. Visitors can take a cable car to the observation deck at the top of the mountain, which is considered the best place to view the Hakodate nightscape and Tsugaru Strait. It is a must-see attraction for visitors to Hakodate. Although small in size, the city of Hakodate at night resembles a scattering of shimmering jewels. It is included among Japan's three best night views, alongside the views from Nagasaki's Mount Inansa and Kobe's Mount Rokko. The observation deck also encompasses a restaurant and gift shop, and visitors can enjoy the spectacular night views while dining in the restaurant.
Hakodate Morning Market
4.3/5
376 Reviews
Market
Hakodate Morning Market is home to the most delicious food in Hakodate, with cuttlefish being the city's specialty. Noodles, ice cream, and even chocolate made from cuttlefish are also a real treat! Visitors here can enjoy the fresh seafood on offer, or if you feel really courageous, why not try sea urchin sashimi? Simply eat it on the spot, or pick a cuttlefish from one of the tanks and ask the shop keeper to whip up some sashimi to experience truly fresh seafood.
Hachiman-zaka Slope
4.6/5
106 Reviews
Featured Neighborhood
Gossip is a ramp in Hakodate. Because it is directly connected to the sea and has a steep slope, it forms a unique perspective. It can be seen from the slope to the port. The scenery is excellent and it has become a lot of TV dramas. The location of the scene. The Hakodate Palace in Hakodate was located here, hence the name "Gossip". Nowadays, the Hachimangu Shrine has been moved to Kushiro-cho, and the gossip that cannot be removed is still in place. The paved pavement leads straight to the sea and looks like a European and American port city.

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Every year in the springtime, it’s cherry blossom season in Japan. Starting out from Okinawa in January, the blooming of cherry blossoms gradually moves northward, and following the cherry blossom blooming trail has become a big tourist event in Japan. Below are Japan’s 10 most famous cherry blossom spots, found in the Kanto, Kansai, and Hokkaido regions.
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